Hooper Ware family papers

Hooper Ware family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hooper family
Title: Hooper Ware family papers
Dates: 1848-1916
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms3792

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Jefferson Hooper (b. 1806) and Jane Byrd Word (b. 1813) married on June 14, 1832. Their son Charles Word Hooper (1843-1919) served as a Confederate private of Company E, 5th Georgia Regiment and their daughter Sarah Jane (Jennie) Hooper (b. 1838) married Dr. Edward A. O. Ware (1833-1866) in 1859. In 1865, Dr. Ware and his wife fled to Texas.

Scope and Content Note

This collection includes correspondence between Edward A. O. Ware and his family while he was in medical school; letters between Sarah Jane Hooper Ware, her mother Jane Byrd Word Hooper, and other family members during the war and concerning the Ware's trek to Texas at the close of the Civil War; Sarah Jane Hooper's diploma from Cassville Female College; three photographs of Charles W. Hooper and his discharge from Georgia 8th Regiment; and two slave auction receipts issued to Edward A. O. Ware.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 15th.
Hooper, Charles Word, 1843-1919
Ware, Edward A. O., 1833-1866
Ware, Sarah Jane, (Jennie), 1838-

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Hooper Ware family papers, ms 3792, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Papers, 1848-1916
OS Folder
1Diploma and photograph, 1858